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“Powering People Practice” – Ascent Consulting


“An ISMS (ISO 27001:2013) certified company, Ascent Consulting provides proven solutions with over 13 years of industry experience since its inception”

People Management is a priority of every business today, it is the key business function that has a straight impact on competitiveness, competence of operations and long-term profitability of an organization. Which is why, organizations have been investing enormous time and resources in the HR function, which diverts focus from the organization’s core business.

A 360 degree HR Management Solutions Company, Ascent
Consulting truly addresses growing business demands and offers HR service delivery. The company always makes larger effort aimed at improving organizational efficiency and not just creating incremental change.

Ascent has achieved height in this domain, by building the right mix of skills and knowledge required for an effective Outsourced HR Management function. Their solutions employ a matrix of technology, domain expertise, streamlined business workflow and highly skilled people to create tangible, measurable, performance improvements throughout the client’s organization.

Amongst the clients, Ascent is recognized as one of the most trusted partners in this business around the world. People at Ascent, work as an extension of their client’s business. Their management and delivery teams are passionate about building efficiencies. The company claims to provide the best and unique bespoke technology solutions for HR needs in the industry which are backed by the best of industry practices in Data management, Information Security, Data Privacy, anywhere access and very user friendly processes.

Managing global HR & Payroll in a seamless way
Ascent believes that ‘People Practice’ is an ongoing voyage of discovery, learning and development. The challenges and evolutions that confront Human Resource professionals and organizations are ones that rise and fall with the changing tides of business and people needs. No single solution can address all challenges or meet the needs of HR professionals across different industries. They therefore set upon a mission to devise a hybrid framework of solutions supported by a competent set of professionals rendering all and any of the services that may be needed as an integrated solution or utilized individually based on business needs.

As an emerging global leader in the HR outsourcing space, Ascent provides innovative and customized solutions to any enterprise irrespective of its size / scale. Their solutions address the needs from integrated HR outsourcing solutions or complicated multi country Payroll services to handling benefits and Compliance services across several countries in South East Asia, EMEA and Latin / South America. Their Compliance and Consulting strength gives them the edge as an unique organization in India which can assure risk free compliance management while providing support at many locations across India through its web based technology tools.

Ascent’s HR Automation suite
Comprising of five different applications, Ascent’s HR Automation suite is built over a knowledge base of vast experience and real life scenarios. The five applications are:

PowerHR – A fully integrated comprehensive real time HR delivery system covering all aspects from Hire to Retire.

HRBerry – It is an efficient and easy tool for HR Hygiene Management including Employee / Manager Self Service.

PowerPay – Payroll processing application which has multi country, multi location, multi currency and multi company capabilities while addressing regulatory environment of each location or

PowerDox – A repository for HR and regulatory compliance information together with a data interchange / exchange tool on a real time basis.

PowerCMS – A comprehensive Labour Compliance Management application for India

Being different in the domain
People at Ascent work with unmatched zeal and passion to make things possible. They strive to offer best HR practices as mere knowledge on HR essentials would not be adequate to handle the increasing number of challenges in the HR Industry.

What their clients say
“We are delighted with Ascent’s professional approach in migration, monthly payroll delivery and compliance. They place high importance on the quality of both their processes and people with robust governance.”
– M D of a Global pharma company

“Highly Responsive, high standards of service & improving every time are a few words to describe this payroll team” – HR Manager, Leading Personal Accessories Firm

“Ascent exceeded our expectations both in the quality and timeliness of their output. The courtesy, hard work and intellect of their staff has been exceptional” – Finance Controller, Leading ITES Firm

Knowing the people behind Ascent Consulting

Subramanyam S, Founder & CEO – A Corporate Lawyer and a Fellow member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Subramanyam aka Subbu, carries close to two decades of experience in Finance, Legal, Tax and Business Management. He has worked in various corporates as a passionate professional before venturing to be an entrepreneur by setting up Ascent in the year 2002.

Geeta L, Co-Founder & COO – Geeta is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a Member of the Institute of Costs and Works Accountants of India. Prior to founding Ascent, Geeta had close to a decade of experience in Audits, Taxation and Finance. She started her career at P W C Hyderabad and later established herself as a practicing chartered accountant at Bangalore.

“Our solutions are industry agnostic while meeting specific needs of any vertical”

“At Ascent, our inherent approach to assisting a client in any function always provides the best combination of skills & knowledge resulting in an excellent outsourcing service or solution”